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The Da Vinci Notebooks by Leonardo Da Vinci
  

The Da Vinci Notebooks

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Towering across time as the painter of the Mona Lisa, forever famous as a sculptor and an inventor, Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest minds of the Italian Renaissance. This is a brand-new selection of sketches, diagrams and writings from Leonardo’s celebrated notebooks - a beautiful and varied record of his theories and observations, embracing not only art but also architecture, town planning, engineering, naval warfare, music, medicine, mathematics, science and philosophy.

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Synopsis

The Da Vinci Notebooks by Leonardo Da Vinci

Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code and recent in-depth biographies have stimulated renewed interest in Leonardo and his complex and enquiring intelligence. This brand-new selection of sketches, diagrams and writings from the notebooks is a beautiful and varied record of Leonardo’s theories and observations, embracing not only art but also architecture, town planning, engineering, naval warfare, music, medicine, mathematics, science and philosophy.

Complete with a short biographical essay describing Leonardo’s life and achievements, this is the perfect introduction to a mysterious and endlessly fascinating genius.

About the Author

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, musician, engineer and scientist. His many works of genius include The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa.

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Book Info

Publication date

4th August 2005

Author

Leonardo Da Vinci

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Publisher

Profile Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
224 pages

Categories

The Real World
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Painting & paintings
Individual artists, art monographs
Renaissance art

ISBN

9781861979872

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